E. Supporting Studies and Analyses Cited 1n Section C Above
1. U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, "Pell
Grant Program 1982-83 End-of-year Report", compiled by OSFA.
2. U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics,
"Condition of Education", 1984 edition.
3. Program Files, Office of Program Operations, September, 1984.
4. Cooperative Institutional Research Programs of the Higher Education
Research Institute - Annual Survey of Freshmen, Academic Years 1980-81,
5. Pell Grant Program, Institutional Agreement and Authorization Reports,
F. Other Supporting Data
Table 3 on the next page shows the distribution of academic year 1983-84
Pell grants to freshmen by race and sex (E.4). The difference in partici-
pation rates and mean award rates between men and women is not great. In
general, the participation rates were higher for black students than for
non-black students, and grant sizes varied across income groups.
III. RESPONSE TO GEPA 417(b)
The CIRP survey (E.4) provides annual data on the distribution of aid for
Federal student aid programs for first-time, full-time dependent freshmen.
Data for the 1984-85 academic year will be available in Spring 1985.
Contacts for Further Information
Program operations: Joseph A. Vignone, (202) 472-4300
Program studies: Robert Bart, (202) 245-7884
1. Congress reappropriated excess monies from FY 1979 and rescinded $140
million. ED drew down $258 million from FY 1981 for use in FY 1980.
The total amount available for awards was $2,420,146,000.
2. Includes $150 million budget reduction. Includes a $451 million Supple-
mental appropriation. Of this amount, ED drew down $258 million for
FY80. The total amount available for awards was $2,309,856,000.
3. Under the regular disbursement system, ED distributes funds to the
school; under the alternate system, schools certify a student's eligi-
bility and ED distributes directly to the student.private, and proprietary schools. The increase in the proprietary share